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Lead Clinic Nurse

Company: Nexus HR Services
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Lead Clinic Nurse Allergy and Asthma Medical Group of the Bay Area Allergy and Asthma Medical Group (AAMG) operates specialty clinics in the field of allergy and asthma throughout the California Bay Area. We are committed to providing our patients and families uncommon care, uncommon concern and uncommon compassion and we are dedicated to hiring and teaching health professionals with this same vision. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide nursing care, health education and promotion for patients and families in the ambulatory outpatient care setting utilizing a systematic approach incorporating assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Licensed nurses will perform case management, patient education, and telephone triage for patients with asthma, allergic and immunologic disorders. Nurses will administer allergen immunotherapy, immunizations, oral and respiratory medications and practice in accordance with Health Care Provider orders, established policies and procedures, and the values stated by the Allergy and Asthma Medical Group vision and mission. Licensed nurses ensure all care is provided in accordance with the California Nurse Practice Act and all other regulatory entities. Nurses utilize the nursing process which is based on research and evidence-based outcomes to meet patient care needs. Nurses will collaborate with other disciplines of the health care team in order to ensure the effective delivery of care along the health care continuum and are responsible for providing a safe environment for the patients and staff. Demonstrate competence in working with diverse populations of any age and uphold standards of care and professional regulatory standards. Monitor back office staff to ensure efficient management of patient flow. Communicate with Regional Lead Nurse and Nurse Manager to monitor specific staff concerns and training issues. Assist in training and delegating training to new back office staff. Serve as mentor for new back office staff and act as resource for information, education and leadership opportunities. Assist in assessment of current and new back office staff and provide recommendations for change and/or improvement. Perform the following basic competencies: Provision of age-specific care, completion of general nursing competencies through annual skills review and additional specific competencies. Maintain professionalism throughout all aspects of in person or telephone interactions with patients and co-workers. Utilize the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) incorporating interdisciplinary needs, patient/family goals, and cultural/spiritual beliefs. Accurately documents patient care services, nursing activity, and the patient---s response in EHR. Demonstrate effective patient teaching skills using one-on-one interventions and written Allergy and Asthma Medical Group supportive material. Manage all aspects of patient appointment including rooming of patients, nursing assessments, setting priorities, organizing testing and treatment process. Anticipates, initiates, and coordinates prescriptions/orders/referrals. Manage telephone communications including: assessing patient needs over the phone, prioritizing urgent to non-urgent calls, providing appropriate nursing advice, directing patient to appropriate level of care, communicating status to Health Care Provider, addressing prescription requests, and documenting actions in EHR. Administer immunotherapy safely and ensure all antigens are up to date and within expiration date. Ensure adequate Emergency supplies are in stock and current. Demonstrate professionalism as evidenced by positive problem solving, utilization of available resources, and respecting/acknowledging team effort. Assist others in developing their skills, knowledge and abilities. Serves as mentor for new staff during orientation and continue as a role model, mentor and resource to all staff in the practice. Ability to organize and incorporate new routines, skills and procedures. Demonstrate skill in Spirometry, FeNO testing, nebulization/inhaled treatments, allergy testing methods, allergy immunotherapy injections, emergency treatments, proper data collection and assessment of patients. Adhere to Infection Prevention policies and procedures, follows Standard Precautions and prevention of Blood Bourne pathogens and other communicable diseases, disposes of contaminated items according to OSHA regulations and complies with HIPPA regulations to protect a patient---s right to privacy. Appropriately assess and implement prescribed interventions and treatments for patients. Perform other duties as assigned Demonstrate skill in IV insertion (RN, IV Certified LVN), administration of specialty medications, and administering IV infusions (RN). Qualifications: At least one year experience as Clinic Nurse Minimum requirement of Associates Degree in Nursing from an Accredited School of Nursing Current CPR/BLS certification Current California LVN license/Current California RN license Strong leadership and mentoring skills Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, and ability to work in a team environment Basic knowledge of computers Ability to work in Berkeley, CA Powered by JazzHR QJL2HL32Aa

Keywords: Nexus HR Services, Berkeley , Lead Clinic Nurse, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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